bacciferous

[ bak-sif-er-uh s ]
/ bækˈsɪf ər əs /
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adjective Botany.

bearing or producing berries.

Nearby words

  1. bacchic,
  2. bacchius,
  3. bacchus,
  4. bacchylides,
  5. bacci-,
  6. bacciform,
  7. baccivorous,
  8. baccy,
  9. bach,
  10. bach flower remedy

Origin of bacciferous

1650–60; < Latin baccifer (see bacci-, -fer) + -ous

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British Dictionary definitions for bacciferous

bacciferous

/ (bækˈsɪfərəs) /

adjective

bearing berries

Word Origin for bacciferous

C17: from Latin bācifer, from bāca berry + ferre to bear

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